Symphyotrichum novi-belgii 'Plenty'


Conservation Plant - HPS Number P176




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  • Introduced: 2010
  • By: Shropshire Group
  • Date added to the website: 9th Jun 2023
  • Date updated on the website: 7th Nov 2023

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Conservation Scheme information for Symphyotrichum novi-belgii ‘Plenty’



  • ID: P176
  • Introduced: 2010
  • By: Shropshire Group
  • Reason: Historical interest. Bred in the 1940’s by Ernest Ballard at Old Court Nurseries, Herefordshire.
  • Verified by: Purchased in 2003 from reputable nurseryman and description matches that of Dutch/Czech nurseries supplying this plant.
  • Description: Clump-forming herbaceous perennial.
  • Dimensions: 75cm x 60cm
  • Flowers: Large (4cm) light lavender-blue with a yellow centre
  • Foliage: Dark green lanceolate leaves.
  • Soil: Any moisture-retentive soil.
  • Aspect: Full sun or part-shade
  • Pests: May be affected by powdery mildew in dry weather.
  • Cultivation: Best in a sunny position. Growth may be taller and require staking in shadier spots.
  • Propagation: Divide established clumps or take rooted stem cuttings from edge of clump.

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Conservation Plant


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  • Introduced: 2010
  • By: Shropshire Group
  • Date added to the website: 9th Jun 2023
  • Date updated on the website: 7th Nov 2023

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